Chelsea fans were blown away by defender Reece James’ skills against Nottingham Forest – and they want him to be rewarded.
The Blues put in a dominant performance to win 2-0 against their Championship opponents.
Academy product Callum Hudson-Odoi opened the scoring after six minutes before Ross Barkley added the second.
Frank Lampard has continued to give the younger players chances in his 1st XI.
And one player to benefit from this is James, who has made 18 appearances this season.
Footage has emerged, though, of the full-back adding more strings to his bow.
In the clip, there is just under half an hour to go at Stamford Bridge.
James receives the ball from goalkeeper Willy Caballero on the right wing.
After trying to play it up the pitch, the Englishman has to recover it under pressure from Brennan Johnson.
The Blues star moves the ball from side to side, working his way to the corner.
And this allowed Forest player Albert Adomah to also get close, trying to cut off the 20-year-old’s options.
Reece James blew Chelsea fans away with his incredible skills against Nottingham Forest
But when they get near, the full-back suddenly drags the ball back before flicking it past his left leg.
Both attackers are left reeling as the ball goes into space and James follows it.
Stamford Bridge then lets out a loud cheer as the Englishman sets up an attack.
The defender collected the ball in his own half under pressure
This footage was shared on Reddit yesterday, where the Blues faithful heaped praise on their young defender.
“Mad skills,” one supporter said.
Another commented: “They have families, for f***s sake.”
While a third suggested the 20-year-old should be rewarded by the Three Lions boss.
But he used a cheeky backflick to get the ball around them – and fans want him to get an England call-up
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